Gobble, gobble! It’s almost time to loosen your belt, carve the turkey, and commence stuffing your face on Thanksgiving Day. But after the last bite of pumpkin pie is gone (or you’ve returned from going out to eat), what better way to pass the time than watching classic Thanksgiving fare on Netflix?
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This classic Cheers episode sees the entire gang eating their turkey and stuffing at Carla’s house — until a food fight erupts. Viewers get their first and only view of Norm’s wife, Vera (played by George Wendt’s real-life wife Bernadette Birkett), though the unseen-character gag remains intact as she takes a pumpkin pie to the face before anyone can see her.
Friends set a high bar with its annual Thanksgiving episodes, featuring everything from amazing flashbacks to a hilarious touch football game to some famous guest stars (Brad Pitt, Christina Applegate).
#3: Gilmore Girls:
Who doesn’t love four insane Thanksgivings where the turkeys run the gamut from deep-fried to “tofurkey”? And, Lane and Dave kiss for the first time!
#4: Gossip Girl:
This WB teen drama had a memorable Thanksgiving episode with “Blair Waldorf Must Pie,” where the Van der Woodsens crash the Humphreys’ Thanksgiving and Blair has to come to terms with her father being MIA.
#5: How I Met Your Mother:
Before HIMYM went way off the rails in the final season, it put forth several really excellent Thanksgiving episodes. All the Slap Bet episodes were in honor of Turkey Day, as was Robin’s debut of “Let’s Go to the Mall.”
Watch these best Thanksgiving shows and movies and enjoy your holiday season to its fullest!